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This news release has been edited to indicate that the Tunisian court sentenced the two men on June 6, 2020.
On page 17 of the report, the age of John A. was corrected to be 13, not 11, at the time of the incident.
We have corrected this dispatch to indicate that independent regional media reports about the arrest took place in mid-April.
Because of a calculation error, the original news release misstated the percentage of people for whom the UN response plan was able to provide safe water. The correct figure was 7 percent of the estimated need. The news release has been changed to correct the error.
The congestion rate in Philippine jails cited in this news release has been corrected to indicate that the figure was from the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, not the International Committee of the Red Cross.
A quote in this news release has been updated to reflect that Iraq's lawmakers have not done enough to save the lives of women and girls dying at the hands of their families.
This news release has been amended to reflect the correct outlet where Natig Isbatov writes.
At least 84 countries have imposed emergency policies and measures due to the COVID-19 crisis, but according to publicly available notifications deposited with the UN, only 11 countries have formally informed the UN of derogations from their human rights obligations as of April 15.
April 8, 2020:
This news release has been updated to correct the USD value of 75 billion Lebanese pounds. It is approximately $28 million.
This news release has been updated to correct the number of gender-based violence cases during lockdown on March 27, 2020 to March 31, 2020.